Rap-Up’s 10 Best Songs of 2010

From the explicit to the sensitive, artists brought their A-game in 2010. Cee Lo Green, who struck Grammy gold with Gnarls Barkley, saw a resurgence this year after his kiss-off tune “Fuck You” went viral. Meanwhile, the song’s co-writer Bruno Mars found success on his own and with B.o.B (“Nothin’ on You”). Kanye West unleashed a “Monster” with Jay-Z, Rick Ross, and a song-stealing verse from Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown bounced back with “Deuces,” and Eminem and Rihanna turned heartache into a Hot 100 hit. Check below to see which 10 songs of 2010 Rap-Up.com fancied most.

10. “Not Afraid” – Eminem
9. “Aston Martin Music” – Rick Ross featuring Drake and Chrisette Michele
8. “Deuces” – Chris Brown featuring Tyga and Kevin McCall
7. “Over” – Drake
6. “OMG” – Usher featuring will.i.am
5. “Runaway” – Kanye West featuring Pusha T
4. “Fuck You” – Cee Lo Green
3. “Nothin’ on You” – B.o.B featuring Bruno Mars
2. “Monster” – Kanye West featuring Rick Ross, Jay-Z, Nicki Minaj, & Bon Iver
1. “Love the Way You Lie” – Eminem featuring Rihanna

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